Bushu Moon over Ishihama, Taigyu Tower, Inuzaka Shino, 03/11/1885
Ink on Paper
12 11/16 in. x 8 5/16 in. (322.26 mm x 211.14 mm)
Back to back print with 93.6.73. No. 40.
Signed: “Yoshu Chikanobu hitsu” with red toshidama seal
Colored ink on paper; wood-block print.
In the epic novel Nanso Satomi Hakkenden by Takizawa Bakin (1767-1848), eight warriors, whose names contain the character for "dog" (ken), are called upon to defend the Satomi family domain. Inuzaka Shino is shown on the verandah of the Taigyu Tower overlooking the bay at Ishihama.
Inset: Satomi daughter Princess Fuse and the dog Yatsufusa, to whom she was wed.
For more information, please refer to the Chikanobu exhibition catalogue.
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